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Little River Gorge

Distance: 800 metres Time: 30 mins Difficulty: Moderate Toilets: No Pram Friendly: Yes Pet Friendly: No Want to experience the biggest gorge in Victoria? Then look no further than the Little River Gorge, right here in East Gippsland. Getting there: Leaving from Buchan towards McKillops Bridge - head up Gelantipy Rd and then turn right onto McKillops Rd (towards McKillops Bridge) the turn off for the gorge is only 11km down Mckillops Rd – just 2km further on from Little River

W Tree Falls

** This is not a walk just a place to visit. I wanted to put it on my website, so it was easier for people to find ** This waterfall is quite unexpected and not really the normal place you would think to find a waterfall. I didn’t realise until I got here but we actually visited this waterfall about 4 years ago on our way to Jindabyne. Getting There: The waterfall is located along Gelantipy Rd between Murrindal and W Tree (which is above Buchan). If you google map 'W Tree F

Albert River Falls

Time: 1 hour & 30 minutes - this is the total amount of time we spent here trying to work out where to go. Difficulty: Moderate / Hard – tracks not well defined, some were very slippery & muddy. Toilets: No Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: Yes I found these waterfalls in a brochure of Strzelecki Waterfalls, I have to say I love that I found this brochure. To say these were a surprise was an understatement, they are amazing! I can’t wait to get back and explore again. Getting t

Moroka Hut

Distance: 900m - return Time: 25 minutes - return Difficulty: Easy Toilets: No Pram Friendly: No Dog Friendly: No – it is located in a national park There isn't much information about this walk at the car park and I wasn't exactly sure what to expect, but it was well worth the small walk there. Getting there: The start of the walking track is located along Moroka Road, before you reach the Moroka Bridge (coming from Tamboritha). You will find a sign just off the road for Moro

Morwell River Falls

Time: 35 minutes Difficulty: Moderate – some small hills, uneven & slippery surfaces Toilets: No Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: Yes A wonderful place for a little adventure and only about a 50-minute drive from Traralgon, Morwell & Moe, it’s a great place to explore that is close by for anyone in the Latrobe region. It is definitely worth a visit, two beautiful waterfalls and a walk along the Morwell River lined with lush ferns. Getting there: There are a couple of different

Cabbage Tree Palms Walk

Distance: 1km - return Time: 15 minutes - return Difficulty: Easy Toilets: No Pram Friendly: Yes – beware of some tree roots along the track Dog Friendly: Yes – on leads A small walk but a very cool little place to explore. This area is home to the only native palm in Victoria, so it’s a pretty special place. Getting there: Located about 25 mins from Orbost and 17 mins from Cabbage Tree Creek. You will find signs on the Princes Highway pointing you in the right direction. If

Narracan Falls

Time: We spent about 15 mins here Difficulty: Easy Toilets: No Pram Friendly: Yes Dog Friendly: Yes This is a beautiful place to visit and fairly close by. I only just visited here for the first time a couple of months ago and I have lived in Gippsland my whole life. Getting there: I would google map the directions here as there are a few different ways you can go, depending on where you’re coming from. There are a couple of paths to access views of the falls, you can access

Blue Rock Lake Circuit, Willow Grove

Distance: 3.5km - return Time: 45 minutes – Loop Difficulty: Easy - Well-formed gravel track. Some hills. Toilets: Yes – at blue rock swimming area & at the football club (along the way) Pet Friendly: Yes Pram Friendly: Yes This is a beautiful walk to do, with some stunning views along the way. A great one to do on a warm summers evening because you can incorporate a swim after your walk and fantastic for kids. Getting there: You want to park at the Blue Rock Lake picnic area

Lyrebird Forest Walk

Warriors Walk Time: 1 hr 30 mins Difficulty: Moderate - it does involve hills Coral Fern Gully Walk Time: 1 hour Difficulty: Moderate – some small hills River Walk Time: 40 mins Difficulty: Easy Toilets: No Pram Friendly: Yes – along the river walk Pet Friendly: Yes I have driven past this walk many many times before but had never stopped in. I have now done it a few times and it is a beautiful walk. The volunteers have done such an incredible job, the timber work with the s

Mount Nicoll / Loader Walk - Fish Creek

Walks: Mount Nicholl Lookout: 200m – 10 minutes return Loader Walk: 2.1km – 1 Hour return Difficulty: Moderate – with uneven surface and hills. Toilets: No Pet Friendly: Yes Pram Friendly: No I came across this walk on the very helpful Visit Prom Country website, which I have inserted the link below. The Prom Country also has a fantastic app which has heaps information and on each of the walks it offers you a map of the walk, if you’re not sure where you are going its handy t

Screw Creek Nature Walk, Inverloch

Distance: 2km return Time: 30 mins Difficulty: Easy Toilets: No Pram Friendly: Possible, there are a few steps along the way but would be easy enough to lift a pram up. Pet Friendly: Yes This is a beautiful small walk close to the heart of Inverloch, with beautiful views across the ocean and beach. Getting there: The actual start of this walk starts inside the Inverloch Foreshore Camping reserve, walk or drive through the boom gates of the campground and follow road. The boom

Ada Tree

Island Creek Walk Distance: 3kms Time: 40 mins Difficulty: Easy Ada tree Loop via Island Creek Walk Distance: 3.3km Time: 1hr Difficulty: Easy Ada Tree incl. New Federal Mill Loop (in the same area, will complete next time and update) Distance: Time: Difficulty: Toilets: Yes Pram Friendly: Yes - but I would stick to the vehicle management track. Pet Friendly: Yes I’ve done this walk a couple of times now but with a couple of years in between. A very simple and short walk but

The Entrance Walk, Lakes Entrance

Distance: 4.8km Time: 2 hours Difficulty: Easy Toilets: Yes Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: Yes My mum and dad have told me to do this walk for a very long time. It may have taken a while but i have to say I’m glad I did. It’s a very simple walk but very enjoyable. A map of the walk: http://www.eastgippsland.vic.gov.au/files/f743e505-30c2-41b0-99c0-a40500c23f66/Map_TheEntranceWalk_Lakes_Entrance_Print_Version.pdf Getting there: This walk is located on The Esplanade in Lakes E

Kitty Miller Bay, S.S Speke Shipwreck, Phillip Island

Distance: 2km Time: 35 mins Diffculty: Easy / Moderate Toilets: No Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: No ** Note – this walk is best done at low tide. ** http://www.bom.gov.au/australia/tides/#!/vic-san-remo This walk had to be my favourite of the days adventure on Phillip Island, it was a fun walk with the shipwreck to see at the end. Getting there: You can find it on google if you search, Kitty Miller Bay Car Park. If your coming onto the Island head towards Phillip Island and

Forrest Caves, Phillip Island

Distance: 2km Time: 30 mins Difficulty: Easy Toilets: Yes Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: No ** Note - its best to do this walk at low tide. ** http://www.bom.gov.au/australia/tides/#!/vic-san-remo When searching for walks to do over Phillip Island way this one definitely stood out and I was very excited to see it. I think many others thought the same as the car park was pretty busy even at 10am. Getting there: You can find it through google maps, if you search Forrest Caves

Lonely Bay Walk, Lake Tyers State Park

Distance: 5km Time: 1 hr 30 mins Difficulty: Easy Toilets: No Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: Yes I have driven past this sign a couple of times and decided I needed to check out this walk. Getting there: The walk is situated between Lakes Entrance & Nowa Nowa. From Lakes - Follow the Princes Highway towards Nowa Nowa until you come across a sign for the Lonely bay walk, you turn right onto burnt bridge road. You will travel down a dirt road for a few minutes until you come a

Goomballa Falls

Distance: 300 metres - return Time: 15 min - return Difficulty: Moderate - uneven surfaces, slippery rocks & no signage Toilets: No Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: Yes **This walk is unmarked and unsigned.** I never knew these falls existed until I stopped in at the information gazebo near the Traralgon South Store and found some information about it. So, we decided to go exploring to find them. The drive up is very windy and narrow. I would suggest going up there in a 4wd,

River Heritage & Wetlands Walk, Sale

Distance: 15km Time: 3 hours 30 mins Difficulty: Easy/Moderate - Flat all the way. Toilets: Yes – at the Port of Sale Pram Friendly: Yes (flooding creek track will be a bit bumpy) This walk I came across randomly. I wanted to do the Sale Wetlands Walk and I also wanted to go to the swing bridge. When I was talking to a local, he told me I could walk to both from the Port of Sale, so that was it, my mind was set. This walk can be made as short or as long as you like. This blog

Mt St Gwinear to Rock Shelter

Distance: 8kms Time: 3 hours (that’s including stopping twice at the summit and taking heaps of photos) Difficulty: Moderate Toilets: Yes - Drop Toilets Pram Friendly: No Pet Friendly: No The beauty of this place is there are so many options to do lots of different walks, you can make your walk as short or long as you like. You can do just Mt St Gwinear & back which is around 6km return, and if you want a really long walk you can walk to Baw Baw village which is around 18km